This is our review and demonstration of the xTool D1 Laser Engraver and Cutter. We were so lucky to be approached by the company to take a look at their laser and cutting machine. This has become our newest hobby and it's so much fun. The machine was beautifully packaged with lots of medium denisty foam to make sure everything stayed in place during shipping. So we … [Read more...] about Our New Laser Engraver and Cutter – xTool D1
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It's been a little while since we heard from Barbara, so it was really lovely to receive her latest email to let us know how she is doing and what she has been up to. Despite having had a bout of being unwell, she has been busy making quilts and here are some of her latest creations. This pretty pink quilt was made using fabric from a fat quarter bundle that she found at … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Barbara’s New Quilt Projects – A Teacup Quilt & A Neon Cat Quilt
What is a Quilt Sandwich? A quilt sandwich is simply three layers of fabric that are put together in a specific order to construct a quilt. A quilt sandwich is made up of: The quilt top layer The batting layer The backing layer The quilt top layer is the layer that you pieced together to create the design of the quilt. The batting layer is the middle … [Read more...] about What is a quilt sandwich and how to create one?
We were recently approached to see if we were interested in doing a review of the Ortur Aufero Laser 2 engraving/cutting machine. Of course we said we would love to...I mean, who wouldn't!? Now neither of us have had used a machine like this before so it was all new to us, but you can see the types of things we ended up creating in the image below. We had a ball - this is … [Read more...] about Ortur-Aufero Laser 2 – Our Review and Demonstration
I was recently making some bookmarks for one of my junk journals and thought you might like to see how I do this. I made a few while I had my supplies out. This way I have some on hand in my stash when I need one, unless I want to make something specific for a particular journal. These bookmarks are quick and easy to make and they can be made using scraps of ribbon or lace … [Read more...] about How I Make Ribbon or Lace Bookmarks -Tutorial